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Old 05-21-2019, 05:04 PM
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Originally Posted by Ludovic View Post
I don't necessarily think the Iran deal pullout is worse, but I'd agree to that statement with regards to an armed conflict with Iran: it would be bigger when you weight for obviousness, since the strength of the Iraqi insurgency was not inevitable or knowable: even though Iraq was obviously an own goal due to its pointlessness, the size of the blunder was not known until later.
I respectfully disagree. Everyone knew that invading and occupying Iraq would destabilize the entire region, which it did.